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Top 10 things to do in the First Year

1. Make use of your amazing medic family! The medic parent’s scheme is one that’s been running for ages and there’s a reason for that; it truly is so successful. Whether you need someone to grab a coffee with you and take you through the hell that is MBM, you fancy a chat about everything …

Full body dissection

Hi! I’m Jane and I’m just coming to the end of my 3rd year as a medical student at Nottingham! Deciding where to apply to medical school can feel somewhat overwhelming due to the large numbers of factors to consider. One aspect of the course which attracted me to study at Nottingham was the prospect …

Life as a pre-clinical student

Hey! I’m Karishma, currently in my second year and absolutely enjoying it. Preclinical years are (at Nottingham) the two and a half years before clinical phase 1 (CP1). These years are mostly spent in the lecture theatre (ave. 15 hrs per week) learning about how the body works – physiology, how drugs work – pharmacology, pathology …